The Yacoubian building

a novel by К»AlaМ„Кј AswaМ„niМ„

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in

Edition Notes

StatementAlaa Al Aswani ; [translated by Humphrey Davies].
ContributionsDavies, Humphrey T.
LC ClassificationsPJ7814.S93 I4313 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3430115M
ISBN 100060878134
LC Control Number2005055004


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About the Author

ʻAlāʼ Aswānī, an Egyptian author and activist, gained international recognition with his debut novel, "The Yacoubian Building." Born in 1957, Aswānī is known for his realistic portrayal of Egyptian society and his ability to tackle complex social and political issues.

The Plot and Setting

The Yacoubian Building is set in a landmark apartment building in downtown Cairo, aptly named the Yacoubian building. Aswānī masterfully weaves together the storylines of various characters who reside within the building, showcasing the diversity and complexity of Egyptian society. From politicians and journalists to wealthy businessmen and working-class individuals, each character provides a unique perspective on life in a rapidly changing Egypt.

Mix of Drama, Romance, and Social Commentary

The novel delves into a mix of drama, romance, and social commentary. Aswānī addresses a wide range of societal issues, including political corruption, religious extremism, gender inequality, and sexual repression. Through compelling storytelling, he exposes the challenges faced by Egyptians from different walks of life and invites readers to question the societal norms and power structures that shape their lives.

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